Sunday, May 5, 2013

NEWS SPLASH: ISRAEL CONFIRMED ATTACK ON HEZBOLLAH ARSENAL

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FIRST FOOTAGE OF SYRIA BOMB SITE
The Israeli PM Netanyahu has postponed his trip to China until the next meeting of the Cabinet. Here is the first footage of the facility in Damascus that was bombed by Israel in the early hours of this morning. It has now been confirmed as an arsenal, storing weapons for Hezbollah:








Israel’s military has deployed a rocket defense system to the north of the country following reported Israeli airstrikes in neighboring Syria targeting weapons believed to be destined for Lebanon’s Hezbollah militants.” The retaliation for Israel’s attack on Assad will not be long in coming. The only question is how heavy it will be. (...)

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The Middle East may be entering an extraordinarily risky period. The stakes are no longer ratings on TV shows or popularity with the Base. This is about avoiding a disaster. It is now about preventing a real catastrophe. Let’s hope that Washington in its collective wisdom still knows how to recognize when it’s in a hole and stop digging. Read the round up and analysis by Richard Fernandez on PJM

THE COMMENTATOR: Assad "to declare war" on Israel following fresh airstrikes Reports suggest that Syria's embattled dictator, Bashar al-Assad, is shortly set to declare war on Israel after interventions against the regime UPDATED WITH MORE TALKING POINTS

The IDF is not confirming any reports, one way or another. Intel is war fare. We keep on guessing...